Thousands of aspirants, eyeing the best Business schools in India, the likes of IIMs, which will kick-start their professional careers as managers, analysts and executives, must be looking out for the Common Admission Test (CAT) Notification. CAT is their opportunity to take the first step towards a successful career in business and management.
The notification of CAT 2020 has been released in July 2020 by IIM. CAT exam is will be conducted in November 2020, plus the result of CAT 2020 will be out in 2nd week of January 2021.
CAT 2020 exam will remain the same as VARC, DILR and QA. it is important to know that CAT exam will test you for your quantitative skills and language skills besides your analytical and logical reasoning.
CAT 2020 Important Dates
The dates of CAT 2020 are as follows:
|Notification release date||July 2020|
|Registration commencement||August 2020|
|Last date for Online Registration||September 2020|
|Issue of Admit Card||October to November 2020|
|CAT 2020 Exam date||November 2020|
|Result Announcement||2nd week of January 2021|
The online registration process for CAT 2020 will begin in August 2020. The last date for online application is September 2020. Once the application has been submitted and the payment been made, applicants can still make corrections in the form and check for any inadvertent error in fields like percentage of marks, work experience, and programmes selected, when the correction window opens sometime in the first week of October 2020. Once this is done, the applicants will be able to download their final admit cards. The CAT exam will be conducted across the nation in November 2020, with the results being declared by the second week of January 2021.
The Common Admission Test (CAT) is conducted by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) on rotational basis. It is one of the most competitive examinations in India and attracts graduates from all streams. It is also one of the most popular exams among commerce students, as CAT scores are accepted not just by the IIMs but also more than 100 top Business schools in India. The IIMs alone offer around 4000 seats to aspirants.
CAT is a computer based exam, held every year. The exam comprises 100 questions, divided in 3 sections (Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension and Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning), to be answered in 3 hours. The exam is conducted pan India in more than 147 cities.
CAT Notification 2020
The notification for the CAT exam is out in July 2020. The exam is likely to be conducted in two sessions-morning and afternoon. CAT 2020 is organized on a Sunday in November 2020.
Below are the dates showing Previous Years CAT Notification Dates
|Year||Notification Date||Exam Date|
|2019||28th July 2019||24th November 2019|
|2018||29th July 2018||25th November 2018|
|2017||29th July 2017||26th November 2017|
|2016||31st July 2016||4th December 2016|
|2015||26th July 2015||29th November 2015|
CAT is Online
The entire registration process, including the filling up of the application form and payment will happen through an online process. There is no provision for offline registrations as it has been scrapped by the conducting authority. There will be no CAT 2020 offline facility and the entire process will have to be done online. There is no separate CAT 2020 application form. The application form is a part of the online CAT 2020 registration process.
CAT 2020 Eligibility
Any graduate with 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% for candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Differently Abled categories) is eligible to give the CAT 2020 exam. Final year graduation students may also apply, provided they submit their graduation related documents latest by 30 June 2021, in case they get a call for admission.
Candidates must look out for the notification when it is released and understand the process thoroughly before submitting the form, to prevent any error.
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